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Louis Riel Birthday Celebration


In honor of Louis Riel Day, learn about the history and construction of Red River Carts from George Fayant. All ages welcome. Presented in partnership with Metis Nation Saskatchewan.

Additional Information

Part of RPL's Metis Culture Series

This is an in-person program.  Program takes place on the Mezzanine at Central Branch on Oct. 24 from 2:00 - 4:30 pm.  Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell.  Masks are required.

George Fayant is a proud Métis man born and raised in Sothern Saskatchewan near the Qu'Appelle Valley. George has been building Red River Carts since 1998. He builds them in various scales and gives presentations and workshops on the history of the carts and how they were built, using antique tools. 


Oct 24 2021, 2:00pm


Central Adult, Central Adult

Event Type

Special Events


Multicultural, History and Genealogy
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